Creative Genius & Mental Illness

Ever since I was a young child, I've shown a great interest in being creative and writing things like stories and poetry. As I got older and fell further into my diagnosis, I relied on my creative mind to carry me through every day living. As time goes by, I find the scientific link between mental illness and creativity quite fascinating. Here is a link to a Swedish study connecting the two.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/17/creativity-mental-illness-bipolar-disorder_n_1972391.html

What do you think of these findings?

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